Roosevelt, Seattle

The Roosevelt Neighborhood Association

Feedback about Seattle’s Street Trees requested!

April 5, 2017 by Sustainability Emergency Prep Comments Off on Feedback about Seattle’s Street Trees requested!

Did you know that the Seattle Dept of Transportation (SDOT) is responsible for maintaining 40,000 of Seattle’s 250,000 trees? As part of the new Levy to Move Seattle, they’ve created a new Street Tree Management Plan (STMP). From SDOT: The … Continue reading

Land Use/Sustainability Meeting on 4/11 – CANCELLED

April 4, 2017 by Scott Cooper Comments Off on Land Use/Sustainability Meeting on 4/11 – CANCELLED

Our apologies, but the upcoming Land Use/Sustainability meeting scheduled for 4/11 has been cancelled as our Land Use Chair is unable to attend. If you have any questions/comments please email Scott at president@rooseveltseattle.org The next Land Use/Sustainability meeting is scheduled … Continue reading

RNA – Housing Affordability Livability Agenda (HALA) Survey

March 18, 2017 by Land Use Comments Off on RNA – Housing Affordability Livability Agenda (HALA) Survey

Please participate in RNA Survey by 5/15/17 https://goo.gl/forms/ySlzigeFBGAF3NQ62 The City has drafted plans that will reshape transit-oriented communities in response to Seattle’s growth and affordability issues. The HALA plan changes will affect all residential and commercial properties in the Roosevelt, … Continue reading

Roosevelt Station Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Open House

January 5, 2017 by Land Use Comments Off on Roosevelt Station Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Open House

Roosevelt Station Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Open House – Jan. 12th 5:30-8:30pm at Roosevelt High School commons, 1410 NE 66th St., Seattle, WA Sound Transit and the Roosevelt Neighborhood Association invite you to a community open house to discuss future … Continue reading

HALA – Roosevelt Land Use Academy – Sat Dec 10th 10a-12p

December 9, 2016 by Land Use Comments Off on HALA – Roosevelt Land Use Academy – Sat Dec 10th 10a-12p

HALA – Land Use Academy : Saturday, December 10th, 2016 10:00am – 12:00pm Calvary Christian Assembly, lower floor gym @ 6801 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115 The City has drafted plans which will reshape transit-oriented communities. The proposed changes … Continue reading

The RNA supports affordable housing in the Roosevelt neighborhood, and some of the future projects will depend on the Federal Tax credit funding. please consider adding your name to support this program.

The ACTION Campaign is calling on the Trump Administration and Congress to prioritize the Housing Credit as they consider reforms to the nation’s tax code and investments in the nation’s infrastructure. Specifically, we are calling on the Administration and Congress to:

1) Ensure that the Housing Credit and Housing Bonds are held up as positive examples of the power of the tax code to improve communities by maintaining their viability under tax reform, and

2) Expand and strengthen the Housing Credit to increase the availability of safe and affordable housing and revitalize local economies.

Sign on here: http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50954/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=19658

Land Use Academy: HALA Urban Village Draft Plans

December 5, 2016 by Blockhead Comments Off on Land Use Academy: HALA Urban Village Draft Plans

The Roosevelt Neighborhood Association is holding another Land Use Academy session on Saturday, December 10, at 10 am at Calvary Christian Assembly on Roosevelt Way. This session will be a community workshop focusing on the city’s draft plans to reshape … Continue reading

Winter Celebration / Tree Lighting – THIS WEDNESDAY

November 28, 2016 by Roosevelt Seattle Comments Off on Winter Celebration / Tree Lighting – THIS WEDNESDAY

Join your neighbors for the Fifth Annual Winter Celebration and Tree Lighting Ceremony. Wednesday, Nov. 30th 6pm In front of Ten Thousand Villages and Wayward Coffeehouse Live Music   Meet your neighbors and the Roosevelt Neighborhood Association volunteers after the … Continue reading

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Thanks to RNA president Scott Cooper (holding up check) & NE Greenways, Andres Salomon, for addressing the I-5 pedestrian crossing at NE 70th St.

$381,000 has been committed by the City of Seattle to support this work.

This I-5 overpass is a major thoroughfare for people walking, biking, and driving, providing one of very few connections east/west between the Roosevelt and Green Lake neighborhoods across I-5. Despite its importance and heavy use the overpass and adjacent intersections remain dangerous and dif cult to navigate for all users.

Applicant Solution

  • All-way stops at NE 70th St and 8th Ave NE and at NE 71st St and 6th Ave NE
  • Curb bulbs and crosswalks at NE 70th St and 8th Ave NE and at NE 71st St and 6th Ave NE
  • Painted sidewalk and protected bike lane on north side of overpass

details here: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/docs/nsf/2016077.pdf